Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball on Supreme Court's Obamacare decision

    Spencer Kimball, scholar-in-residence in Communication Studies who is also a political consultant, was interviewed by the Sinclair Broadcasting group on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this week upholding key portions of the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.

  • Inclusive Excellence Fellowship

    Faculty diversity workshop attendance doubles

    The number of Emerson faculty members who participated in the annual inclusive pedagogy workshop, called the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows Program, increased significantly this year.

  • Globe Com 2015

    Communication Studies students travel to Malaysia

    Two Communication Studies students were on the top-winning teams in the final competition of the 11th annual Global Communication Project (GlobCom) conference in Borneo, Malaysia, which was held June 4–8.

  • Greg Payne

    Payne, students at GlobCom 2015

    Communication Studies Department Chair Greg Payne and five Emerson students traveled to Borneo, Malaysia, for the 2015 Global Communication Project. Two Emerson students were on the top two winning teams in the final competition.

  • Danielle Legros Georges

    Legros Georges '86 featured in Boston Globe

    Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges talks to the Boston Globe about moving to Mattapan from Haiti as a young girl and how she was exposed to the arts at an early age through the Haitian community in Boston as well as her own family.

  • Capital Building

    Washington Center gives Emerson top honor

    Emerson College has been named 2015 Private University of the Year by The Washington Center for its ongoing commitment to providing educational opportunities for students in the nation’s capital.

  • alumni weekend

    Alumni Weekend to celebrate milestones

    Nearly 600 Emerson College alumni, faculty members, leaders, and their friends and family are expected to attend this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29 – 31 on the Boston campus.

  • Megan Marshall

    Speakers leave Class of 2015 with inspiration

    Good Morning America host Robin Roberts was the best-known person on stage at the 135th Emerson College Commencement Ceremony at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on May 18, but words of inspiration came from several other distinguished guests and students as the Class of 2015 bid farewell.

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